Traditional Quartet Artist Takes Top Honors At Season 7 of the Prayze Factor People's Choice Awards
The International Music Association (T.I.M.A.) presented Quartet/Traditional Gospel Artist The "Gospel Lioness" with top honors as the Grand Finale' Champion on Season 7 of The Prayze Factor People's Choice Awards in Atlanta
By: Prayze Factor People's Choice Awards
Mekiella Young aka Gospel Lioness is an Anointed Woman of God who loves the Lord and has been ministering since the age of 8 years old. She is anointed to preach, sing, dance and write her own songs. Her Daily goal in ministry is to win souls for Christ. Known for her style and beautiful hair designs, this humble vessel was able to get an entire community to back and support her journey on the Prayze Factor platform. With a record breaking 17,995,000 votes, Gospel Lioness will represent her family, friends and community for the next year as she ministers across the globe. Her win has also yielded her over 15,000 in industry prizes and services from some of the top independent businesses i.e. The Prayzefest Gospel Network, Systechs Graphics, Tri-Satt Sounds Studios, Round The Clock Entertainment Group, All Nations TV, Truly Blessed Photography, Dreams Come True Travel, TT Management Company, Triune Productions, PGN TV, WPGN Radio Atlanta, Living Day by Day Magazine, Centertainment Radio/TV, Laruth Photography and more...
Now as the season 7 Grand Champion of the Prayze Factor People's Choice Awards the Gospel Lioness is a full time ambassador of positive change and pure love in the gospel music industry...accepting and taking on the challenge of removing the word "indie" from the stamp of new artists which the movement now refers to as "inspired" artists up and coming in the gospel ranks and preparing to make a difference for generations to come.
The weekend of celebration also produced fourteen other finalists on the platform representing various categories of performing arts ministry and yielded over all first place winners Holy Hip Hop Duo "Gr8fl" (Allendale, SC), second place winners Christian Rock Band "Sake of One" (Bonifay, FL) and the MVP for season 7, Christian L. Williams (Jacksonville, FL). Spotlight artist for season 7 was announced as well and that honor went to Christian Rock Band "Faith Haven" (Goose Creek, SC). The music was phenomenal and the competition was very powerful as every performer brought their "A" game to the platform truly making it hard for the judges to score top honorees.
Season 7 of The Prayze Factor Awards also honored gospel legend Wanda Nero Butler with it's trailblazer honors Legacy Award for her untiring service in the gospel music industry. Kingdomaires Humanitarian Honorees for Season 7 of the Prayze Factor Awards went to Mayor Evelyn Winn Dixon (Riverdale, GA); Bishop Wayne T. Jackson (Founder, Impact TV Network); Xernona Clayton (Founder, President and CEO of the Trumpet Awards); Congressman David Scott; and Cynthia Fritts Stillwell (Casting Director for the highly acclaimed movie "Selma")
Prayze Factor's power prayze weekend was filled with great performances from artists all over the world to include great christian comedy, mime, dance, spoken word, traditional gospel, urban gospel, christian pop/rock, country bluegrass and much more. This season the platform also honored a Grand Champion in non performance categories and that honor went to writer/producer Michael Edmonds.
Prayze Factor's "Youth on the Rise" Awards was another very powerful event honoring some of the brightest youth for their talents, gifts and community service. This years finalists were Yasmine Ariana, Seven Stevens, Kinsley Reed, Destinee & De'Ana, with top honors and the Grand Champion spot being awarded to Daniel Valencia with over 3 million votes to his credit. The Youth on the Rise champion won an all expense paid trip to Montego Bay Jamaica for Season 8 of the Prayze Factor Awards compliments of Beals Entertainment Group.
For full details on the Prayze Factor People's Choice Awards platform and all of the winners of season 7 please visit www.prayzefactorawards.com
The Prayze Factor People's Choice Awards National Independent Artists Tour is heading to a city near you May - Nov 2016. Come on out and meet the super stars of today's inspriational/